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Adaptation Careers

Careers in climate change adaptation are rapidly growing and constantly evolving. ASAP helps you identify new opportunities to grow your career and informs the direction and development of the adaptation profession.

Education and Training for Adaptation and Resilience Professionals

Are you ready to take your climate change adaptation practice to the next level? Get essential resources and training to meet your professional goals and maximize your alignment with promising practices in the adaptation field. Learn more.

ASAP is Advancing the Adaptation and Resilience Workforce

The adaptation and resilience workforce is rapidly expanding across every sector and geography as well as a large number of industries. ASAP is working to ensure equitable access to adaptation and resilience jobs, collecting and analyzing data to shed light on the growing marketplace, and helping to ensure quality job performance and consistent adaptation and resilience outcomes from work performed. Learn more.

Financial Support for Professional Development

ASAP’s Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Fund supports professional development opportunities for ASAP Members. Any member who self-identifies as Black, Indigenous, a person of color, or as having limited financial resources can request support to cover fees associated with events, trainings, or other climate change adaptation-specific professional development opportunities. Learn more.

ASAP Mentorship Program

The ASAP Mentorship Program connects emerging climate resilience and adaptation professionals with accomplished ASAP members. The program provides a nine month framework for engagement focused around the needs of the mentee, and gives the mentor an opportunity to share their professional knowledge, experience, and network. Learn More.


ASAP Jobs and Opportunities Board

ASAP curates jobs, RFPs, grants, and other opportunities to help you grow your work and your career. View current jobs and opportunities.

ASAP Professional Opportunities in Adaptation

ASAP's Professional Opportunities in Adaptation Group creates space for unemployed and underemployed members to connect with each other, engage in peer-learning, attend career panels, and co-develop the strategies and tools specific to seeking employment and other opportunities. Explore resources.

ASAP Professional Guidance Resources

ASAP's Professional Guidance Resources help you assess your adaptation practice and make sure it incorporates the latest thinking on what constitutes ethical, equitable, effective adaptation. Whether you're a student or a seasoned professional, ASAP Professional Guidance will help you take your climate adaptation career to the next level.

Resource Library

ASAP partners with the leaders in climate adaptation information delivery to  make it easy for you to find the information you need to do you job well, ensure it’s coming from vetted sources, and stay up to date on leading practices. Explore resources.

Climate Adaptation Service Registry

ASAP and our partners at EcoAdapt and the Geos Institute are creating a process for connecting climate adaptation service providers with service seekers. The Registry will help you articulate your experience, expertise, and skills in a way that is consistent across the field, making it easier for potential clients and collaborators to find you and learn about how you can help them build climate resilience. Learn more.